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  Topic: My goodness--43 ft/lbs
67jason

Replies: 20
Views: 1206

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:36 am   Subject: Re: My goodness--43 ft/lbs
Was it a girly man screw driver? I have never bent a screw drive when doing that process.

But...Harbor Freight is supposed to be the best tool store evar! Confused

Lol - I have held many pulleys wit ...
  Topic: beetle on highway
67jason

Replies: 116
Views: 5641

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:31 am   Subject: Re: beetle on highway


Just in jest....

How about trying to pass a big semi, the older ones with the big flat nose!?! That wind turbulence that comes off of those blows you, into the next lane if you are not diligent ...
  Topic: beetle on highway
67jason

Replies: 116
Views: 5641

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:29 am   Subject: Re: beetle on highway
hi folks i have a question.i have a 1968 beetle swing axle car.would a well balanced stock 1500 or 1600 single port be able to do 75-80mph all day and be fine?thanks

with correct geared trans and r ...
  Topic: Fuel Pumps
67jason

Replies: 14
Views: 2057

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:06 am   Subject: Re: Fuel Pumps
the 3.5psi carter rotary from CB and elsewhere is a great pump! Stupid simple to install - i have mine on the pan opposite the master cylinder on the passenger side. Solid functioning units and do n ...
  Topic: Plaid seat covers
67jason

Replies: 5
Views: 607

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:59 am   Subject: Re: Plaid seat covers
Ive looked into this too and i'm not aware of any off the shelf plaid seat cover kits. I'm planning on sourcing my own fabric either through an automotive upholstery shop or elsewhere and getting mi ...
  Topic: early build 1967 window crank
67jason

Replies: 10
Views: 375

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:50 am   Subject: Re: early build 1967 window crank
the 67 only window crank was used from beginning to end of the 67 model year. it was not a mid-year change.

many many many many 67s have been retrofitted with 66 and earlier style cranks over the ...
  Topic: Good exhaust header system for 1776??
67jason

Replies: 4
Views: 538

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:44 pm   Subject: Re: Good exhaust header system for 1776??
http://www.cbperformance.com/product-p/3603.htm

Assuming your heads are on the mild side (stock valves with a little P&P work or similar) the streetster headers from CB Performance are hands do ...
  Topic: Older window cranks (pinned) for newer style with screws.
67jason

Replies: 9
Views: 657

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:09 am   Subject: Re: Older window cranks (pinned) for newer style with screws.
put a 65-67 window regulator in your 69 door.
  Topic: What size gene berg shifter should i run in 62 ghia
67jason

Replies: 4
Views: 496

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:02 am   Subject: Re: What size gene berg shifter should i run in 62 ghia
GB 6735 9-1/2" curved shaft shifter, 40% reduced throw fits so awesomely its like it was designed with the KG in mind. I have one in my 67 ghia, a good friend has one in his 64 ghia and neither ...
  Topic: Good exhaust brands
67jason

Replies: 12
Views: 990

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:02 am   Subject: Re: Good exhaust brands
A-1, CSP, Al's Headers
  Topic: Type 3 brake drum
67jason

Replies: 28
Views: 3033

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:41 am   Subject: Re: Type 3 brake drum
Ive got Type 3 wide 5 brakes in the back on my cal-look inspired 67. Along with my front discs, it stops like a dream...even from north of 100 mph Wink

...and in my case it only cost me $200 t ...
  Topic: Engine life expectancy.
67jason

Replies: 42
Views: 3485

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:46 pm   Subject: Re: Engine life expectancy.
my good friend

How did they open up the cylinder registers for the 90.5s without splitting the case?

geeze seriously?!?!

the engine was built in 1998 - aka "new" "fresh" ...
  Topic: Engine life expectancy.
67jason

Replies: 42
Views: 3485

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:18 am   Subject: Re: Engine life expectancy.
my good friend https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/profile.php?mode=viewprofile&u=15993 has a little over 300k on the bottom end of his 1776. 3 top end rebuilds since 1998, same rod bearings since n ...
  Topic: Should've Listened to You Guys About Chinese Distributors....
67jason

Replies: 55
Views: 2191

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:37 pm   Subject: Re: Should've Listened to You Guys About Chinese Distributors....
pertronix module bought in 2003 has 102k on it

pertronix module bought in 2015 has 38k on it.

comparing the 2015 module to the 2003 module i see no discernible difference in quality. Both units ...
  Topic: Where can I buy this wheel
67jason

Replies: 8
Views: 1618

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:42 pm   Subject: Re: Where can I buy this wheel
Here is a more affordable option.

http://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=ACC-C10-6657

You should see the thread about CIP knocking off Randar's wheels. Corporate douchebaggery at i ...
  Topic: I personally think hex bar linkage sucks
67jason

Replies: 69
Views: 5029

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:19 am   Subject: Re: I personally think hex bar linkage sucks
berg linkage is nice but can be finicky at times.
I've had a Berg linkage since 1980... never a problem. Just get the updated swivel ends.


never said the berg isnt a reliable quality peice....ju ...
  Topic: I personally think hex bar linkage sucks
67jason

Replies: 69
Views: 5029

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:17 am   Subject: Re: I personally think hex bar linkage sucks
I've been preaching for years the hex bar linkage is junk. The CSP is all I use

Which csp li kage is for Dells?

Their IDF linkage works for DRLA's...its what opens my 45 up!
Can you post up a p ...
  Topic: Where is the Best place to buy VW parts?
67jason

Replies: 14
Views: 1341

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:26 am   Subject: Re: Where is the Best place to buy VW parts?
most places sell the same stuff....just find a good vendor and build a customer relationship with them.

ghia specific stuff - house of ghia and karmann ghia parts and restoration. General type 1 s ...
  Topic: I personally think hex bar linkage sucks
67jason

Replies: 69
Views: 5029

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:24 am   Subject: Re: I personally think hex bar linkage sucks
I've been preaching for years the hex bar linkage is junk. The CSP is all I use

Which csp li kage is for Dells?

Their IDF linkage works for DRLA's...its what opens my 45 up!
  Topic: I personally think hex bar linkage sucks
67jason

Replies: 69
Views: 5029

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:23 am   Subject: Re: I personally think hex bar linkage sucks
Hate hexbar linkage - stupidest design ever!!

berg linkage is nice but can be finicky at times.

best, inexpensive, headache free, set and forget linkage ive used is CSP. Stupid simple, highly r ...
 
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